Allahabad HC Dismisses Petition Seeking Permission For Namaz At Ram Janmabhoomi Site, Imposes Rs 5 Lakh PenaltyRam Janmabhoomi site (Pic via Twitter)

Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court On Thursday (20 December) dismissed a writ petition seeking to offer namaz at the site of the Ram Janmabhoomi area in Ayodhya, Times of India reported.

The High Court bench slapped a fine of Rs 5 lakh rupees on the petitioner and told him not to waste the time of the court.

The bench dismissed the petition stating that it has no legal basis and that it was filed only to seek cheap publicity.

The petition was filed by Al Rehman Charitable Trust and the court’s response to it stated, “The petition’s aim is to create unrest and waste court’s time”.

The Bench, consisting of Justice Alok Mathur and Justice DK Arora passed the order on the petition that was filed by the trust. Sharif, the trustee of the organisation, moved the petition requesting the court to permit him to offer namaz on the area of the disputed site which the High Court had ruled in favour of the Muslim side in a civil suit.

The Bench said that the petitioner failed to go through the legal standing on the matter as the Supreme Court ordered maintaining a status quo after the said judgement in the civil suit.

An Appeal...

Dear Reader,

As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.

Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.

We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.

Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.

Become A Patron
Become A Subscriber
Advertisement